Academics

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I Want to Do Research at NYU! But Where Do I Even Begin?

There are plenty of research opportunities at NYU. Curious how to get involved? Read on!

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Data Science, History Students Team Up to Uncover NYC Immigrant Lives

At the Humanities Research Lab at NYU Shanghai, students take an interdisciplinary approach to historical research.

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For Tandon Student Arame Sow, the Sky’s Not the Limit

By day, Arame conducts research and studies mechanical and aerospace engineering at NYU Tandon. When the bell rings, she trains to be an airline pilot.

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Faculty Research Lets CAS Senior Trisha Gupta Do It All

Through research experience with NYU faculty members, Trisha’s charted an academic course that bridges prehealth, English, chemistry, and medieval studies.

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Research Makes Mykhal Youngʼs World Go Round

A senior with a passion for epidemiology, Mykhal Young found a second home in the research lab.

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On the Shoulders of Giants: Going to a Research University

Going to a research university, like NYU, is a unique opportunity. As a student here, you are in the middle of cutting-edge progress.

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NYU History Students Bring Fresh Perspectives to the Past

The Historian, a student-run journal, highlights undergraduate students’ original historical research.

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NYU Trailblazers: Jessamyn Hatcher – “Fashion & Globalization”

This NYU Trailblazers session explains how can we work to make our globalized system of fashion more sustainable and more ethical.

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Chemistry at the Edge of Knowledge

Our president is a chemist. We take it pretty seriously.

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Physics Is the Foundation of Everything

And at NYU, you’ll find advanced research, superstar faculty, and a tight-knit community.